They have spent £500,000 on refurbishing waiting room facilities at Huddersfield Railway Station.

And, fittingly, the station’s most famous personality hasn’t been forgotten.

There is a special luxury cat basket for Felix, the station’s much-loved cat who attracts attention from across the world.

Details of the spending has been revealed by a First TransPennine Express director.

Customer Experience director Kathryn O’Brien said she was delighted with the work at the opening ceremony in the First Class Lounge off Platform One.

The money has come from the National Stations Improvement Project which has funded improvements to dozens of stations across the country.

The lounge boasts a plush, spacious waiting room with a selection of soft drinks, newspapers, private toilets and Wi-fi facilities.

And the padded basket for Felix.

Felix gets her own luxury basket in the First Class Lounge at Huddersfield Rail Station

There are Standard facilities too on Platform One, Two and Four.

A cycle hub for more than 50 bikes has been created on Platform One as well.

Ms O’Brien said it was still unclear despite research into the station’s heritage when it last enjoyed First Class facilities saying their best guess was that it was around 60 years ago.

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She said: “We are really pleased with seeing a fabulous amount of investment in this building.”

And she said passengers in Yorkshire could look forward to a major investment in new carriages and extra services over the coming months.

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Peter Marshall, chairman of the Huddersfield, Penistone, Sheffield Rail Users Association, said: “Having asked for improvements from First TransPennine Express 12 years ago it’s great to see it finally come to fruition.”